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    Westchester Parks Foundation Welcomes Volunteers

    Thursday, September 15th, 2016

    L-R: Mark Yamamoto, President, Fujifilm Holdings America Corporation, and President & CEO, Fujifilm North America Corporation; Kathleen O’Connor, Commissioner, Westchester County Parks Department; Seth Mandelbaum, Board Vice Chair, Westchester Parks Foundation; Sara Cavanaugh, Volunteer Coordinator, Westchester Parks Foundation; and Christine La Porta, Director of Operations, Westchester Parks Foundation. Photo provided


    The Westchester Parks Foundation recently welcomed more than 50 employees from Fujifilm, located in Valhalla, for their annual Volunteer Day.

    Fujifilm donated their time to help maintain and preserve the beauty of the Kensico Dam Plaza as part of their commitment to the Westchester Parks Foundation and the community.

    During the event, held on Wednesday, September 7, staff members of Fujifilm cleaned and polished the “Circle of Remembrance” that rings The Rising, Westchester County’s September 11th Memorial. This volunteer effort was done to prepare for the annual memorial ceremony on September 11. The “Circle of Remembrance” includes the group of granite blocks that have the names of Westchester County residents who perished in the 9/11 attacks. In addition to cleaning and polishing the “Circle of Remembrance,” Fujifilm staff members mulched and cleaned other areas of the park.

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    Town of Harrison, NY Votes to Allow Multi-Family Housing on Platinum Mile

    Monday, September 12th, 2016

    Normandy Real Estate Partners

    Two 1970s Office Buildings owned by Normandy Real Estate Partners to Make Way for
    421 Unit Rental Apartment Housing Development

    Harrison, NY – September 1, 2016 – Normandy Real Estate Partners, a leading real estate operator and fund manager, today announced that the Town of Harrison Town Board has approved an important “first” for the Platinum Mile of the Interstate 287 (Cross Westchester Expressway) corridor by voting to approve a Special Exception Use Permit that will allow creation of 421 rental apartments, including 42 affordable units, on a site that for nearly 50 years has been occupied by two corporate office buildings.  This will be the first multi-family housing in the so-called “teardrop” area of the I-287 corridor (between I-287, I-684, the connector road from I-287 to I-684, and the Hutchinson River Parkway), what has long been known as an epicenter of corporate offices.